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Valier, Montana

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Welcome to Valier ...

The town of Valier is located in Pondera County<1>.

The location of Valier has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

The pronunciation of Valier: vah-LEER<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Valier has a population of 482 people<4> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Valier.

Valier is 3,830 feet [1,167 m] above sea level.<5> In other words, the elevation of Valier is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Valier lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Valier is within the boundaries of the (406) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Valier had an population of 482 people. This is a decrease of 5.3% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.21% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Valier had a population of 509 people (or 8.27% of the total population of Pondera County). This makes Valier the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Valier represents 0.05% of the total population of Montana (which has 989,415 people), making it the state's 82nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 509 people, the population of Valier increased 2.21% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 498 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Valier.

Communities Also Named Valier ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Valier - they are located in Illinois and Pennsylvania.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Valier.

Communities near Valier ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Valier.

  • Conrad [Pondera County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Conrad
    • Conrad [Pondera County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Valier
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,412 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Conrad have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Conrad
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Conrad<7>
  • Dupuyer [Pondera County]
  • Gallup City [Pondera County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gallup City
    • Gallup City [Pondera County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Valier
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gallup City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gallup City
  • Pendroy [Teton County]
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To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Valier. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Valier.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Valier. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Valier.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Valier. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Valier.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Valier ...

Looking for more information about Valier? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Valier, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Valier.

Adding Valier to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Valier in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Valier was on a map titled Map of Idaho, Montana and Wyoming (from Rand McNally, 1925).

We also found Valier on a map titled Hixson Map of Montana (1950).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Valier on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Montana

About Pondera County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Valier. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Montana's counties, including Pondera, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Valier. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Valier.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Valier - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Valier) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Valier. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ValierOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Valier. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.3025, Longitude: -112.2524       In this case, the coordinates for Valier have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






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